To celebrate LBJ’s 100th birthday and the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11, the LBJ Library and Museum presents an important topic: Return to the Moon, a panel discussion on America’s next mission.
The panel will feature Alan Bean, artist, fourth man to walk on the moon and an artist whose works are on exhibit at the LBJ Library, and U.T. graduate; Lee Morin, astronaut; and NASA officials currently working on the moon project.
When: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Frank Erwin Center, Lone Star Room
Cost: Free, open to the general public Tickets are required and will be available at LBJ Library beginning Jan. 20, 2009.
- Alan Bean – artist, fourth man to walk on the moon, and U.T. Aerospace Engineering graduate
- Lee Morin – astronaut, currently working on the cockpit of NASA’s newest spacecraft, the Crew Exploration Vehicle
- Clinton Dorris – Deputy Project Manager for NASA’s Lunar Lander (Altair), Johnson Space Center
- Matthew Leonard – Deputy Manager, Lunar Surface System Project Office, Johnson Space Center Moderator: Jeffrey A. Davis – EVA suit design for lunar missions, Johnson Space Center
Public reception to follow in the Great Hall at the LBJ Library.
Visit the Library’s exhibit, To the Moon: The American Space Program in the 1960s and the art show, Alan Bean: First Artist to Visit Another World.
Co-sponsors include: The University of Texas Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department, Texas Space Grant Consortium, University of Texas Center for Space Research, and Southwest Airlines.